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Polk City, Iowa

Polk City Iowa Blog

2015 Polk City GIS Day

by Jake Schreier 11/17/2015
Did you know that November 18th is GIS Day?  Polk City has been utilizing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to create City inventories, maps, and more for over a decade! We are a proud participant of GIS Day and would like to share with you how and why we as a City use GIS and to take a moment to explain what exactly GIS is!  Please click here to visit Polk ... [More]

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Comprehensive Plan Open House!

by Jake Schreier 11/13/2015
Open House this Monday, November 16 from 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM at the Polk City Community Room located right next to the Fire Department at 309 West Van Dorn Street! A Comprehensive Plan is a guide for decision makers about the city’s growth and development. It represents the community’s vision for the future and is therefore heavily dependent upon public particip... [More]

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Curbside Yard Waste Collection Ends November 28

by Jake Schreier 11/5/2015
What You Need To KnowThe last of the leaves are falling which means yard waste season is coming to a close. November 28 is the final day for curbside collection through the Compost It! program.As you rake leaves, prune bushes, and get rid of spent annuals and garden debris, review these tips for disposing of yard waste at the curb. Remember, the “Compost It!&rdquo... [More]

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2015 NFL Punt, Pass, Kick

by Jake Schreier 11/2/2015
On September 20, 2015 the Polk City Police Department held a NFL Punt, Pass, Kick competition. The competition was held at the Polk City Sports Complex with youth from the City and surrounding areas, ages 6 to 13, attending.  Participants had to accurately punt, pass, and kick a football with the sum of all three distances determining the competitor's total score.&nb... [More]

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UPDATE: Public Works Theft

by Jake Schreier 10/29/2015
10/30/15: Both City vehicles have been found northeast of Polk City as of 12:00 PM October 30, 2015.  The Polk City Police Department and the Polk County Sheriff’s Office investigation is ongoing.  Authorities are looking for anyone who may have seen these vehicles between 4:00 PM October 28th and 6:30 AM of October 29, 2015.  Anyone having informat... [More]

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Fall is Here! Properly Dispose Yard Waste in Polk City

by Jake Schreier 10/22/2015
Did you know that Polk City has a Recycle Center located at 409 East Northside Drive?  The recyclables section is open to everyone and handles cardboard & mixed paper, plastic bottles, and tin cans.  This area is funded by the Metro Waste Authority.Only Polk City residents (which are residents that live within Polk City’s City limits and have Polk City ... [More]

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UPDATED: Washington Avenue & Booth Street Reconstruction Project

by Jake Schreier 10/14/2015
  Construction is near completion on the Washington Avenue and Booth Street Reconstruction Project.  Synergy Contracting, LLC of Bondurant, Iowa was awarded this project.  Their hours of operation for this project run from 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM Monday through Friday and from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM on Saturdays.Road, utility, and most right-of-way construction on W... [More]

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lnterim Police Chief Appointed to Polk City Police Department

by Jake Schreier 10/9/2015
POLK CITY, IOWA -- Polk City Mayor Jason Morse announces the appointment of Roger Sanders as interim police chief of the Polk City Police Department. The appointment of Sanders follows the retirement of long-time Police Chief Mark Bowersox. "It's tough to lose the expertise of someone like Chief Bowersox after so many years of dedicated service as he has been a valuable a... [More]

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Preventative Sanitary Sewer Cleaning

by Jake Schreier 10/5/2015
The City of Polk City has contracted with a company named Hydro-Klean to perform preventative maintenance by cleaning the sanitary sewer. This will improve the sewer's performance and significantly reduce the chance for future sewer backups and related problems.  The map to the right shows where cleaning is scheduled to take place. The cleaning process causes a vacuu... [More]

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Polk City City-Wide Fire Drill

by Jake Schreier 10/1/2015
Does your family know what to do when there is a fire in your house? Polk City's Fire Department is holding a City-Wide Fire Drill October 6th at 6:00 PM.  All residents are encouraged to take part in this City-Wide safety event.  Outdoor sirens will sound at 6:00 PM signaling the start of the City-Wide Fire Drill.  When you hear the sirens have your family... [More]

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112 3rd Street
PO Box 426
Polk City, IA 50226

Monday-Friday
8:00am-5:00pm

Phone: 515-984-6233
Fax: 515-984-6177

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PO Box 426
Polk City, IA 50226

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